Newcastle (Callaghan Campus)|
|20 hours per week (Monday - Friday)|
|The Upper Intermediate English program builds language skills necessary for participation in a wide range of social and vocational activities. During this course some work on English for Academic Purposes is introduced. Students who pass Upper Intermediate (EAP) can gain direct entry into Newcastle International College (NIC) at the University of Newcastle.|
To enter the Upper Intermediate English Course students must have:
Students with an offer for Undergraduate programs may enter Upper Intermediate English with an IELTS score of 5.0.
The course has an integrated syllabus which is predominantly skills-based, with grammar and culture components and is organized into unit themes.Reading
Students are required to purchase both of the following books:
Ostrowska, S. (2014). Unlock 3: Listening & Speaking Skills. Cambridge University Press. United Kingdom. ISBN: 978 1 107 68728 8
Westbrook, C. (2014). Unlock 3: Reading & Writing Skills. Cambridge University Press. United Kingdom. ISBN: 978 1 107 61526 7
Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills are assessed. Marks are weighted as follows: 25% assessment tasks in week 7; 25% class marks; 50% end of course assessment tasks.|
Passing the course
Students must obtain 65% or more in three of the four skills. One may be in the 60-64% range. Each of the four components is of equal weighting. Students who pass the course are eligible to commence the English for Academic Purposes Course.